Entries Tagged as 'Women & Money'
January 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment
The New York Times reports that, “Micro lending is losing its halo in many countries”. It was the darling of the economic development world and its greatest advocate won a Nobel Prize. The idea is excellent and is still working in many places. But there are two challenges that are often not taking into account [...]
November 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment
In my Oct. 25 post, I referred to an artice by Dan Mascai, in Fast Company‘s October 2010 issue. He offers a great example of the financial industry engaging in what I call Customer Social Responsibility. Alexa von Tobel, a former Morgan Stanley employee after graduating from Harvard, started a LearnVest. It targets women under forty, who are very [...]
October 25th, 2010 · No Comments
Most people associate business responsibility in their mind with care for the earth. Others consider it to include social justice and societal impacts. But rarely do they include a place for responsibility to the customer except as safety and reliability of products. Most product development time is spent to figure out what the business can [...]